Archive for February, 2013

Eye on this publication: confessions

By Susan Gibbs Recently, I have written several editorials that I am told some have found controversial or offensive, or worse, written because I hold personal grudges. Controversial, I agree with. Offensive, perhaps. But motivated by grudges, not at all. … Continue reading

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Eye on Ruckersville Citizens Council: Where did it go?

By Susan Gibbs   About a month ago Greene County Board of Supervisors Vice-chairman Davis Lambs said, “Whatever happened to Andrea Wilkinson? We haven’t heard from her for a while.” That remark speaks to the heart of what’s wrong in … Continue reading

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Eye on *STAR*: too many people; too little done

By Susan Gibbs Last week Eye on Greene posted an editorial calling for accountability titled “A little transparency, if you please.” This week, because Stanardsville Area Revitalization (*STAR*) is applying for yet another grant that this time may very well … Continue reading

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A little transparency, if you please

By Susan Gibbs I have been in county for seven years and reporting on Greene County for six, first for the Greene County Record for five years, and then, after a hiatus that lasted a year, via Eye on Greene. … Continue reading

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Who’s leading the county?

By Susan Gibbs Here’s the situation: Three members of the Greene County Board of Supervisors took their seats, for the first time, at the beginning of last year. The county administrator resigned last fall. The superintendent of schools turned in … Continue reading

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Workforce housing back on the table for Ruckersville

By Susan Gibbs A workforce apartment community may be coming to the property fronting the Deer Lake residential development on Route 29 South in Ruckersville, just north of the Food Lion shopping center. Jen Surber first appeared before the Greene … Continue reading

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Will county land be seized to accommodate mental health facility?

By Susan Gibbs The agent for the applicant says it’s a 7,000-square foot building; county planners say it comes in at 5,000 square feet. The agent says parking needs are met; a neighbor says they are not. The Virginia Department … Continue reading

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